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If yet not lost to all the sense of shame.

If yet not lost to all the sense of shame.

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Less shame a greater fault would palliate.
[Lat., Maggior difetto men vergogna lava.]

Less shame a greater fault would palliate.
[Lat., Maggior difetto men vergogna lava.]

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The only art her guilt to cover,
To hide her shame from every eye,
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The only art her guilt to cover,
To hide her shame from every eye,
To give repentance to her lover,
And wring his bosom, is--to die.

by Oliver Goldsmith Found in: Shame Quotes,
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Shame may restrain what law does not prohibit.

Shame may restrain what law does not prohibit.

by Seneca Found in: Shame Quotes,
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A nightingale dies for shame if another bird sings better.

A nightingale dies for shame if another bird sings better.

by Robert Burton Found in: Shame Quotes,
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If a man fools me once, shame on him. If he fools me twice, shame on me.

If a man fools me once, shame on him. If he fools me twice, shame on me.

by Chinese Proverbs Found in: Shame Quotes,
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Mort de ma vie! all is confounded, all!
Reproach and everlasting shame
Sits mocking in our plumes.

Mort de ma vie! all is confounded, all!
Reproach and everlasting shame
Sits mocking in our plumes.

by William Shakespeare Found in: Shame Quotes,
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The most curious offspring of shame is shyness.

The most curious offspring of shame is shyness.

by Sydney Smith Found in: Shame Quotes,
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We live in an atmosphere of shame. We are ashamed of everything
that is real about us; ashamed of read more

We live in an atmosphere of shame. We are ashamed of everything
that is real about us; ashamed of ourselves, of our relatives, of
our incomes, of our accents, of our opinion, of our experience,
just as we are ashamed of our naked skins.

by George Bernard Shaw Found in: Shame Quotes,
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